Fantastic season at the Writing Races

Last night was our last Writing Race for Season 2 (and also my last race as moderator) and I would like to take a moment to reflect on what a wonderful season it has been. Moderating the Writing Races this season has strengthened my belief that writing should not be a solitary pursuit. As writers it’s … Continue reading »

Helene Young: Giving your characters an emotional boost

Last night author Helene Young braved the stormy North Queensland weather to join us at the Writing Races. Helene gave us some great insights into how she creates characters with punch. Creating characters with emotional oomph In stories with a romance, it’s important for readers to connect emotionally with the characters. Readers know there will … Continue reading »